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BB384

Pair of Martele silver compotes. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1909. Each: Gilt-washed well with gently turned-down and wavy rim. Domed foot with castellated rim. Scattered leaves and flowers chased on hand-hammered ground.

On foot underside engraved interlaced script monogram, the phrase “W.C. Codman / 1909”, and date ‘December 25, / 1913”. William Christmas Codman was an English designer who worked for Gorham beginning in 1891. He oversaw the company’s Martele production from its... Click for details

$10,725.00
Listed Price $16,500.00
BT069

Fancy turn-of-the-century sterling silver Classical centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round and solid well. Sides have chased flowers and scrolled frames inset with pierced diaper. Wavy rim applied with scallop shells and acanthus leaves. Reeded foot ring with 4 leaf-mounted scroll supports. Fully marked including pattern no. 11798 (first produced in 1893) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x D 14 in. Weight: 34 troy ounces.... Click for details

$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BR606

Large Edwardian Classical sterling silver box. Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. in London in 1910. Spread trapezoid with concave corners. Cover hinged, flat, and tabbed. Raised imbricated leaf-and-berry borders. Box interior velvet lined. Cover interior gilt washed. Underside leather-lined. A dresser-top showpiece for important jewelry or keepsakes. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 12 x D 8 1/2 in. Gross weight: 58 troy ounces. #BR606

$3,465.00
Listed Price $4,950.00
BT066

Art Nouveau sterling silver and glass inkwell. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark, ca 1890. Clear rectilinear block body with diaper ornament cut to underside. Well has four curved sides and curved bottom. Short neck in sterling silver collar as is hinged and girdled cover. Concave shoulder with corner mounts comprising Classical goddess heads with crown and flowing tresses. Haunting and rarified desk companions. Fully marked and numbered 886. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x W 3 3/8... Click for details

$1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BT068

Art Nouveau sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Deep with curved bottom and stepped foot. Wide turned-down shoulder with applied flowers and wavy wire tendril rim. Fully marked including pattern no. 15484A (first produced in 1902) and director’s letter C (1902-7). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 12 3/4 in. Weight: 32.8 troy ounces. #BT068

$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BS917

South American silver candlestick, 18th-19th cent. Knopped and baluster shaft on stepped and domed foot. Urn socket and disc wax pan with deep well. Good condition with period patina, and age-related bumps and pings. Rocks slightly.

Dimensions: H 9 1/8 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 20 troy ounces. #BS917

$1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BR535

Stylish American Classical coin silver baby cup. Made by Wood & Hughes in New York, ca 1860. Straight sides with stepped and skirted foot, and leaf-capped s-scroll handle. Body has engine-turned bands and strapwork cartouche (vacant). Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x W 3 1/4 x D 2 3/8 in. Weight: 2.2 troy ounces. #BR535

$350.00
Listed Price $500.00
BT079

Danish Modern sterling silver and glass cocktail shaker. Tapering clear glass bowl with curved shoulder. Neck in sterling silver collar with detachable strainer. Cover sterling silver with grave bunch finial. Fully marked including maker’s stamp for Dansk Guldsmede-Håndværk, who were active in Copenhagen from 1964-1973. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11 1/2 x D 3 1/4 in. #BT079

$696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BR552

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau 800 silver and malachite centerpiece bowl. Made by Bruckmann & Söhne in Germany. Shallow bowl with curved sides and wavy rim. Sides exterior have cabochon malachite medallions alternating with plain silver ones. Bowl center has open ball-topped baluster. Bowl rests on four tapering columns with round solid base. Chased fluid leafy scrollwork, as well as leaf-and-dart border on base. An exuberant show-stopper. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 18... Click for details

$5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
BT053

American Classical coin silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1865. Straight sides with skirted foot and bracket handle. Scrolled and leafy frame (vacant) on engine-turned wavy ground. Beading. Bold and sophisticated. Fully marked and numbered 106. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 4 1/8 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. #BT053

$556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BR543

Modern sterling silver and malachite box. Made by William Seitz in New York, ca 1970. Oval with plain spread foot. Thick and tapering finial on oval ground mounted to flush malachite surround. Silver has dense and irregular striation. Interior gilt-washed with visible hand hammering. Substantial. Fully marked including phrase “Handwrought”. Condition: Nice patina. Malachite has a hairline crack and tiny rim repair.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 4 1/2 x D 4 in. #BR543

$840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BN998

Turn-of-the-century German 800 silver novelty shoe. Fantasy foot wear with chased flowers and scrolls, and upturned elf toe. Heel plain. Interior gilt washed. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/8 x W 2 1/2 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. #BN998

$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
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